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Council opposes Public Health funding cuts

Plymouth City Council is standing up to projected funding cuts for Public Health. In 2018-19 and 2019-20 every local authority will have less to spend on public health than the year before and by 2020-21, the Government plans to phase out the Public Health Grant altogether. Following on from a Motion on Notice at last […]

Councillor Ian Tuffin and Councillor Tudor Evans sign the letter to Steve Brine MP

Plymouth let down on Public Health funding allocation

Plymouth councillors have reacted angrily to news that the city’s funding for public health has been frozen by the Government despite years of underfunding. Plymouth currently receives significantly less funding per resident than most of other cities of a similar size with similar Public Health Outcomes Framework indicators, being allocated only £47 per head public […]